Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was just caught in a stunning hot mic moment. The former congressman’s run for the White House could be over — he really stepped in it this time.
“This country was founded on white supremacy. And every single institution and structure that we have in our country still reflects that legacy of slavery, and segregation, and Jim Crow, and suppression — even in our democracy,” said O’Rourke.
He made this anti-American, historically skewed remark, at a recent campaign stop with a group of immigrants in Tennessee. Simply put, he shamefully pandered and it’s come back to bite him in a huge way.
Matt Wolking, who serves as deputy director of communications for the Trump campaign’s rapid-response team, tweeted a bombshell. “Why does O’Rourke want to be president of a country he believes ‘was founded on white supremacy’?” he asked.
“Maybe he should campaign more in Mexico. He has a better chance of being elected there,” Wolking concluded. Other top names, such as radio host Joe Walsh and conservative reporter Alex Griswold, called out O’Rourke as well.
“Every Democrat candidate for President should be asked if they agree with Beto,” said Walsh. Griswold pointed out that O’Rourke served in a “purple Congressional district” and never brought this up. “Why was he so complicit?” Griswold asked sarcastically.
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